Aquaculture in Nigeria has greatly benefited organizations like CORAF, which utilizes its WAAPP initiative to train people in rural fish farming.
Drones for agriculture are increasingly popular, but technology needs tailoring to small farmers’ needs and diverse crops if UAVs are to take off across the developing world.
Through CORAF and its WAAPP initiative, rural Nigerian women have the opportunity to work through aquaculture.
Chobani’s manufacturing facilities are cultivating more than bacteria for yogurt—they’re also working to support early-stage food tech startups.
Food packaging provides a variety of conveniences, from extending the shelf life of products to on-the-go meals. But the waste from this packaging is polluting the environment and posing hazards human and animal life. Food Tank highlights 16 food and beverage companies tackling this problem through innovations in their packaging.
CORAF has partnered with a number of West African universities in order to further develop integrated fisheries and aquaculture educational programs.
The FoodShot Prize gives support to the most innovative ideas for feeding 10 billion people by 2050 healthfully, sustainably, and equitably; this years’ winners focus on enhancing agronomy.
With a dramatically growing global population, we can’t rely on the way we’ve done things this far to provide the scale and variety of natural foods that consumers now demand.